On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1992

Historical Events

  • 124th Belmont: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard AP Indy wins in 2:26
  • America West Arena opens in Phoenix, Arizona; home court of NBA Phoenix Suns
  • Ben Vereen suffers injuries when hit by a car

Sport awardFrench Open Women's Tennis

French Open Women's Tennis: Yugoslavian star Monica Seles retains title; outlasts Steffi Graf of Germany 6-2, 3-6, 10-8

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

NY Mets first baseman Eddie Murray records his 1,510th run batted in during 15-1 thrashing of Pittsburgh Pirates to pass Mickey Mantle as all-time RBI leader among MLB switch-hitters

MLB 1st Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB 1st Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • WLAF World Bowl 2, Olympic Stadium, Montreal: Sacramento Surge beats Orlando Thunder, 21-17

Famous Weddings

  • "The Montel Williams Show" talk show host Montel Williams (35) weds burlesque dancer Grace Morley

Famous Deaths

  • Larry Riley, American actor (Soldier Story, Knots Landing), dies of AIDS at 39
  • Manfred Stengl, Austrian luger (Olympic gold men's doubles 1964), dies in a motorcycle accident at 46
1992 Highlights

About June 6, 1992

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini